A coalition of religious organizations and the American Civil Liberties Union have joined forces to protest a proposed rule by the federal Bureau of Prisons to allow officials to ban religious materials from prison chapel libraries if they could possibly promote "violence or criminal activity."
Sine Die for the sixth year Legislative Update By Ray Newman, Specialist, Georgia Baptist Convention, Ethics and Public Affairs Published April 23, 2009
I have just completed serving Georgia Baptists for my sixth year under the Gold Dome in Atlanta.
On Dec. 23, 2008 Norman Daugherty, pastor of New Salem Baptist Church in Griffin, passed away, leaving behind his wife, Donna, and their nine children. The Daughertys have been living in a three bedroom doublewide mobile home that is in much need of renovation and repairs.
Being the tough and tenacious player he was, University of Alabama defensive tackle Charlie Compton broke through the University of Georgia's offensive line and blocked the quick kick by Charlie Trippi.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published April 23, 2009
Every Mother's Day Sunday we receive an offering for the Georgia Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries. The Children's Home Offering day this year will be on May 10. This year's theme is "Every Child Deserves a Loving Home."
Regarding the "cartoon" on page 5 of the April 9 Christian Index, I suppose it was drawn to go along with the "Seeking Truth in Membership Numbers" article; however, I have several questions regarding the cartoon.
I have read your faulty editorial philosophies for several years now. I have burned when I read it but have kept my emotions controlled and have not written to you. But the March 26 editorial took the cake. You demonized liberals for years but this is over the line.